'Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time' Kicks off and Fans Say It's the Best Thing about 2020 so Far

Kareena Koirala
Jan 14, 2020
03:30 P.M.

One of the much-awaited segments of the"Jeopardy!" fans "Jeopardy: The Greatest of All Time" premiered on January 7 and fans are loving each episode of the competition.


"Jeopardy!" alums Brad Rutter, Ken Jennings, and James Holzhauer continue to compete for the "GOAT" title on the popular game show. The top winners compete in a series of matches.

The first amongst the three top winners will get the title of "Jeopardy: The Greatest of All Time" along with a million dollars. The two other contestants will bag $250,000 each.


Currently, Jennings has been leading the tournament. The show has also drawn a massive number of audience, beating all the other broadcast networks.

Day 1 of the tournament kicked off with Holzhauer facing off Jennings and Rutter. The show's energy was so high that the audience could feel it from their TV screens.



The show's atmosphere is typically sensible and mature, but Holzhauer shook things up a little bit and lightened the mood by mocking his opponent.

At one point during the show, Holzhauer and Rutter buzzed in on the same question. Holzhauer had hit the button moments before Rutter did and before he answered the question correctly, he paused, pointed a finger at Rutter, and laughed playfully.


That moment alone was enough to make fans happy as they took to social media to opine how fun it was to see the element of humor in the show. Many even praised Holzhauer for his charm.

Holzhauer, who triumphed over a 32-game winning streak last year, certainly lightened up the mood. Some of the game show's fans on Twitter even said that the show was by far the most interesting thing to have happened in 2020.



Jennings became massively popular amongst fans with his record 74-game winning streak. His winnings totaled a whopping $3,370,700.

Meanwhile, Rutter is still the one who holds the title of the most money won by a contestant across any TV game show. He has never lost the game to a human opponent and his winnings totaled $4,688,436.

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek poses with "Jeopardy!" champion James Holzhauer backstage at the 2019 NHL Awards. | Source: Getty Images

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek poses with "Jeopardy!" champion James Holzhauer backstage at the 2019 NHL Awards. | Source: Getty Images

Holzhauer, on the other hand, is the record holder for the top single-game winnings records. Last year, he won the "Tournament of Champions" with winnings that totaled $2,712,216.

He also named the show host, Alex Trebek, the "greatest host of syndicated TV" during night three of the tournament.

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